Integrated Engineering Services

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Through decades of experience with engineering design and material selection, Lake Superior Consulting (LSC) enables our clients to safely and efficiently develop their critical assets. Our full suite of engineering solutions meet your specific developmental and logistical challenges. LSC has strategic office locations throughout North America, which enable us to provide hands-on solutions at every stage of the project. Using the highest standards of thoroughness and integrity, we diminish error margins so assets are reliable upon start-up and function as intended throughout their service life.

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

The initial architecture of a project creates the foundation for successful completion. LSC’s forward-looking approach combined with our industry knowledge, innovative solutions and client collaboration provide assurance that the project will be done right.

  • Feasibility and economic studies
  • Routing
  • Site selection
  • Survey
  • Modeling

CIVIL SURVEY

Innovative data collection techniques deliver accurate information faster. We get the pulse on your asset using:

  • Utility locates
  • High-definition laser scanning
  • Hydrographic surveys
  • Line locating and centerline surveys
  • Pre-construction staking and construction as- built
  • Topographic and design surveys
  • Boundary surveys
  • As-built surveys

DETAILED ENGINEERING

The detailed design of a project is critical to the safe and reliable operation of your asset. Our qualified personnel are experienced in mechanical, civil, structural and electrical design disciplines. We deliver comprehensive design packages, by incorporating design capabilities across multiple platforms including the latest in engineering and CAD software technologies and Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

  • Arc flash studies
  • Building design
  • Crossing designs (road, railroad, waterbody/wetland)
  • Material and equipment selection
  • Fatigue analysis
  • Fit-for-service analysis
  • Grading plans
  • Hydraulic analysis (steady state and transient)
  • Geohazard identification and remediation
  • Multi-discipline drawing packages
  • Permitting support
  • Stress analysis
  • Storm water management
  • Structural design
  • Thermal relief

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

LSC’s Construction Execution team coordinates and manages construction and facility operations for our clients, assuring quality is taken into consideration during and after execution of the work. From an individual section of pipe, to a large interstate project, our team has the resources to provide a comprehensive set of solutions. When it comes to transitioning from designing and planning to executing, we ensure all work adheres to project specifications and that installation is performed with the utmost integrity.

CAPABILITIES

  • Construction coordination and management
  • Constructability reviews
  • Contract strategy
  • Field supervision and engineering
  • Civil services
  • Maintenance and replacement
  • Quality assurance and quality control
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Pressure testing

ADVANCING TECHNOLOGY AND TRANSFORMING DESIGN

LSC specializes in turning concepts into realities. Your operation deserves more than just the latest technology and design methods. Our in-house Data Solutions team has the tools to put technology into action and collaborate with your team throughout every step of the project. When a project demands bleeding edge technology, our 3-D and custom GIS-based solutions deliver.

CAPABILITIES

  • 3-D modeling for pipeline and facilities
  • 3-D structural design using building
  • Information modeling
  • 3-D surface modeling
  • Finite element analysis
  • Survey data processing
  • Pipeline and facility data management for life of asset records
  • GIS Web viewer, mobile applications, and database integration
  • Alignment sheet generation

INTEGRATED EXPERIENCE

LSC’s Integrated Engineering team supports large, complex projects requiring multiple disciplines, with cross-functional resources to ensure no detail is overlooked. From mechanical to civil/structural and electrical/controls, our depth of knowledge provides comprehensive turn-key designs that focus on creating efficiencies that positively impact your bottom line. We work extensively in the following markets, and are on the move to become the leading provider in others.

ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Oil and gas
  • Power and utility

INDUSTRIAL

  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Pulp and paper

MUNICIPAL AND COMMERCIAL

  • Distribution piping
  • Wastewater
  • Commercial buildings